Cyndi Lauper on Sexual Assault and Singing with Kesha at the Grammys: 'We All Have Our Stories' -

Cyndi Lauper is opening up about the Time’s Up and #MeToo movements.

In January, the pop icon stood alongside Kesha for her emotionally charged performance of “Praying” at the Grammys.

“I needed to — we needed to — stand up,” Lauper, 64, tells PEOPLE of singing with Kesha, Camila Cabello, Andra Day, Julia Michaels and Bebe Rexha. “It was really powerful … and good for her. I’m glad she’s doing well.”

Last year, Kesha returned with her smash album Rainbow, her first in nearly five years.


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